R.I.P. Red the rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Icrazyaboutu, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. Icrazyaboutu

    Icrazyaboutu Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry if I put this in the wrong place. Didn't see a section for it.

    Red went like any rooster would be proud to. He was protecting his flock from two attacking dogs. We shooed them away but we were too late he was too far gone. He managed to keep the dogs busy and saved his flock from them. All the other chickens are perfectly fine and safe. He did not go with out leaving memories. My Mom was so scared of him(he attacked people when they got to close sometimes) ever since he pecked her but she still cried for him and we did what we could to help him. He was a very pretty rooster. A dark crimson red(note the name) and he left three generations of babies for us to remember him by. All in all, I think he went with his pride. He did the one thing all roosters strive to do. Protect their flock no matter what.
     
  2. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry
     
  3. Kacey's Krazee's

    Kacey's Krazee's Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for your loss, but so touched that you give him credit for laying his life down for his girls.

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  4. Irish Ridge

    Irish Ridge Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry for your loss. Sounds like Red died with honor.
     
  5. davidb

    davidb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for your loss RIP red
     
  6. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    So sorry for your loss. Roos are such amazing critters...the willingly offer up their lives to protect their flocks...it is their job and they do it without hesitation. At least he went doing that. [​IMG]
     
  7. biddie

    biddie Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds like Red died with his boots on!
    Sorry about your loss!
     
  8. HippieChickens

    HippieChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red was a hero. [​IMG]
     
  9. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    So sorry for your loss. Red was a brave rooster! [​IMG]
     
  10. Thortherooster

    Thortherooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i lost my red roo Thor the begining of this month....[​IMG] he was rir, i feel your pain, [​IMG] he protected his flock from the coyote [​IMG] ...i am sorry... at least you got some babies from him..[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2009

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